A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.
Neonatal intensive care unit nurse Vilma Wong recognized the name of one of the residents one day — he was one of her former patients.
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
The prevalence of suicide by firearm in the U.S. is just one of the many sobering statistics to emerge out of a new investigation of global gun violence.
John Farquhar, a beloved mentor, and pioneer in cardiovascular disease prevention at Stanford, died Aug. 22 at the age of 91.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.
After her older sister died from cancer, 25-year-old Jacqueline Genovese took over care for her children, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old.
Ketamine, a promising new treatment for depression, works through the brain's opioid system, Stanford study finds, defying long held beliefs.
Heart muscle cells from people with cardiomyopathies have shorter-than-normal telomeres -- the protective caps on chromosomes associated with aging.
Ten years and multiple diagnoses later, a young woman finally found answers to her headaches, nausea, and sensory overload at Stanford.
Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.
Researchers and clinicians use a variety of tactics to keep up with research in their field. A few share their tips here.
Doctors are worried that marijuana legalization is harming vulnerable populations, such as infants exposed to the drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
The Camarillo lab uses alignment simulations, including a version that mimics a woodpecker, to study the role of neck muscles in concussion prevention.
A profile by The Scientist of Lucy Shapiro, PhD, highlights her career and the passions that guided her groundbreaking scientific research.
Incoming medical and physician assistant students were officially welcomed to Stanford last Friday afternoon.